RESEARCH

Do fatty foods cause heart problems?

It's like it never happened. Despite the billions spent on low-fat foods and drinks and cholesterol-lowering statin drugs, researchers have confirmed that full-fat milk, yoghurt, cheese and butter won't do...

OCD could be caused by lack of sunlight

OCD? It could be because you're living in the northern hemisphere and you're not getting enough sunlight, a new study suggests. People suffering from OCD (obsessive compulsive...

Want to live to 110? Get to 105 and you...

Want to be a supercentenarian (that's living to 110)? Get to 105 and you probably will. Although it seems counter-intuitive, your odds of dying when you reach that great age...

Antidepressants and CBT aren't working for stress and anxiety

'Proven' treatments for chronic depression and anxiety—such as SSRI antidepressants and CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy)—don't actually work, a follow-up study has established. Although the therapies appeared to...

Rheumatoid arthritis: does it start in the gums?

  If an unhealthy gut is the most important factor in understanding the trigger for many diseases, the state of our gums runs it a close second. In a...

Myopia caused by lack of sunlight

A lack of sunlight is one of the principal causes of myopia, or short-sightedness, a major new review has discovered. Although 161 genetic factors play a part...

One in three people taking drugs that cause depression and...

One in three prescription drugs that people take every day can cause depression and increase the risk of suicide—and yet nobody seems to be aware of the dangers, a new...

Opioids responsible for 20 per cent of all deaths among...

One in every five deaths among young adults in the US is caused by opioid painkillers, a new study has discovered. The drugs' death toll has tripled in the past...

Feeling lonely could be major cause of heart disease

Heart disease is still the biggest killer in the West—and loneliness could be one of its biggest causes, a new study has discovered. Loneliness—and especially feeling lonely—doubles...
Indietro123Avanti